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This Day in Dodgers History
August 21st

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1975 At Wrigley Field, the Reuschel brothers of the Cubs join forces to blank the Dodgers, 7-0. Rick goes 6â…“ innings, and Paul finishes the game for the first shutout thrown by siblings.
1990 The Phillies overcome an eight-run deficit, scoring nine runs in the top of the ninth inning to beat the Dodgers, 12-11. John Kruk's pinch-hit three-run homer ties the game, and two batters later, Carmelo Martinez's double plates Rod Booker with the eventual winning run in the Chavez Ravine contest.

2003 At Dodger Stadium, Vladimir Guerrero hit his 226th career home run, breaking Andre Dawson's club record. The Expos' right fielder hits his milestone round-tripper off Odalis Perez, a 454-foot blast over the left-field wall.
2005 Florida suspends their batboy for six games after the 11-year-old accepts former Marlin and current Dodger hurler Brad Penny's $500 dare to drink a gallon of milk in less than an hour without throwing up. The sixth grader who drinks the quantity in the allotted time but cannot keep it down will be offered by the Milk Processor Education Program a promise to pay off the dare and cover the lost wages resulting from the suspension if he agrees to drink three glasses every 24 hours.

4 Fact(s) Found